tactical nuclear weapon employment


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tactical nuclear weapon employment

[′tak·tə·kəl ′nü·klē·ər ′wep·ən im‚plōi·mənt]
(ordnance)
The use of nuclear weapons by land, sea, or air forces against opposing forces and supporting installations or facilities, in support of operations which contribute to the accomplishment of a military mission of limited scope, or in support of the military commander's scheme of maneuver, usually limited to the area of military operations.
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